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HONcode status
Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode

HONcode status The health Website
is in compliance with the HONcode

Title of the site:Dermatlas
Web address:http://dermatlas.med.jhmi.edu/derm/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct596832
Date of initial review: 31 Jan 2002
Validity of certificate07 Mar 2011 - Mar 2013
Date of last visit23 Oct 2013

This certificate confirms the revision of the site by the HONcode Team at the above date.
It respects and pledges to honor the 8 principles of the HON Code of Conduct (HONcode).

* 1. Authoritative   2. Complementarity   3. Privacy   4. Attribution   5. Justifiability   6. Transparency
    7. Financial disclosure   8. Advertising policy

HONcode status
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The Health on the Net (HON) certificate serves as a guarantee that this website, at the date of its certification, complies with and pledges to honor the 8 principles of the HON Code of Conduct as drawn up by the HON foundation.

The responsible of the certified site commits to keep the site in compliance with the HON code principles for the duration of the certification.

Although measures such as a complaint mechanism, the periodical review and the automatic surveillance mechanisms are put in place to guarantee the compliance of the certified website with the ethical principles of HON as much as possible, incidental inaccuracies cannot be completely excluded. In no event the HON foundation and/or its partner(s) can be held liable for any damages resulting from the use or inability to use HON certified websites nor can the HON foundation and/or its partner(s) be held liable for the content of these certified websites, including, but not limited to the information of third-parties or hyperlinks accessible via HON certified websites.

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You will find below the elements identified by the HONcode team at a precise date to justify the respect of the 8 ethical principles.

The content of this certificate has been collected and written by the Health On the Net Foundation (HON) and should not be used without previous permission granted by HON. A request for permission can be sent to: HON.

1. Information must be authoritative
Bernard A. Cohen, M.D., Associate Professor, Dermatology
Founder & Dermatology Editor
Christoph U. Lehmann, M.D., Assistant Professor, Pediatrics & Dermatology
Founder & Chief Information Officer
Shahbaz Ahmad Janjua , MD , FCPS, MRSH, PGT-derm, Contributor Coordinator
Gregory Hosler, MD, PhD, DermatoPathology
Muhammad Waseem , MD, Assistant Professor, Cornell University, Emergency Medicine
Technical Support
Michael R. G. Cohen, Web Developer, Graphic Designer and Chief Visionary Officer
Christoph U. Lehmann, M.D., Assistant ...
  (07 Mar 2011) - Link

2. Presentation of the site
Notice: The purpose of this WWW site is to enable health care professionals, parents, and patients to access high quality dermatology images for teaching purposes. Several articles have been published regarding Dermatlas:
1. Detection and management of pornography-seeking in an online clinical dermatology atlas.
2. Application of a Medical Text Indexer to an online dermatology atlas.
3. Dermatlas:an online collaborative education tool.
  (07 Mar 2011) - Link

The purpose of this WWW site is to enable health care professionals, parents, and patients to access high quality dermatology images for teaching purposes.

  (07 Mar 2011) - Link

Purpose of the website
The images provided in this site are not intended for the diagnosis of specific patients. Consequently, the information contained in this web site should not be used as a substitute for the medical care and advice of your health care provider. Please do not email us for advice on your medical problems.
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3. Confidentiality
Privacy Policy

Dermatlas strives to protect the privacy of all users. In the past, Dermatlas has been abused and the Dermatlas Editorial Board was forced to add protection to prevent undesired use. In order to manage Pornography-seeking behavior, searches conducted on dermatlas are stored in a databas with the user's IP address. An automatic detection alogorithm identifies inappropriate use and blocks these IP addresses automatically. Users, whose IP address is blocked, may request a password. Please see our paper on this issue.
Dermatlas also uses cookies for the quiz. Sit...
  (09 Mar 2011) - Link

4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Voir HC1
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.
Other Resources: PubMed: cylindroma OMIM: cylindroma
MedlinePlus: cylindroma Archives of Dermatology: cylindroma
eMedicine: cylindroma Dermatology Online: cylindroma
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DermAtlas was last updated: Jan-24-2011
  (07 Mar 2011) - Link

5. Justification of claims
OK, atlas

6. User support and adequation
DermAtlas, Johns Hopkins University; 2000-2011
Bernard A. Cohen, MD, Christoph U. Lehmann, MD
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not accessibility policies

7. Disclosure of funding sources

Dermatlas is funded by the authors Bernard A. Cohen, MD, Christoph U. Lehmann, MD. Johns Hopkins University is providing the bandwidth for the servers.
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8. Advertising policy
DermAtlas does not accept advertisement.
  (07 Mar 2011) - Link

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